The Astros' Manager Incentivizes His Players By Awarding A $200 Set Of…

We've made a lot of fun of the Astros recently. Just this morning, even. (Hey, at least we're paying attention.) But the joke of a roster they field and joke of a style they play likely leads you to mistaken assumptions. It probably makes you think the Astros aren't a first-class organization devoted to rewarding and… » 9/12/12 2:55pm 9/12/12 2:55pm

The Astros Are Now Hurting Other People With Their Ineptitude

At first, we found the Houston Astros' nightly slapstick routine to be rather endearing, and it was easy to have laugh at their repeated shenanigans. But then, through no fault but their own, the Astros couldn't even run out simple ground balls without one of their own getting hurt. » 9/12/12 11:00am 9/12/12 11:00am

Astros Player Suffers The Most Astros Injury Ever

Yes, that's Astros shortstop Marwin Gonzalez flying over first base for no apparent reason last night. As you can see in the video below, Gonzalez lunged to try to beat out a grounder, but he planted his left foot just in front of the bag, which suddenly propelled him skyward for a moment. And look at him go! » 8/31/12 2:30pm 8/31/12 2:30pm